Meet Douglas Coupland: The influential Canadian Media-figure and Best-Selling Novelist

  • 08 March 2019
  • 19:30 - 20:30
  • Al Ras 2, InterContinental, DFC

When Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture came out in 1991, it’s Canadian author Douglas Coupland became an international superstar overnight, and the voice of a generation. Today he is known as an artist, writer and major commentator on modern culture. 
Since 1991 Coupland has written thirteen novels published in many languages. He has written and performed for England's Royal Shakespeare Company and is a columnist for The Financial Times of London. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Times, e-flux, DIS and Vice.

Coupland is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy, an Officer of the Order of Canada, an Officer of the Order of British Columbia and is a Chevlier de l'Order des Arts et des Lettres. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Douglas Coupland discuss his insights into the world of 2019 in an up-to-the-minute conversation with his friend and co-author Shumon Basar.